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center to catch professional action. the lockout, how is that possible? new at 11:00, an is under way in woman isict after a shot and killed. it happened in the 1800 block of avenue north east. the circumstances that led to gunfire are still unclear. >> big news for t-mobile customers. your carrier will be adding the starting next year. it is the fourth major carrier to add the smartphone. heart hockey fans, not the capitals but it is hockey night in washington. the tripbears made verizon center. >> it is welcome by nearby owners who have been losers in the lockout. jay korff is live with the of the action. >> everybody is thrilled tonight. been aitals' season has a bust due to the lockout. that did not stop fans from pouring into the verizon center to watch the sport they love it. >> there was an urgency in washington thursday night with the likes we have not seen in several months. hockey hungry fans wearing filled theerseys center for an evening of action. not can see -- they did come to see the capitals who not played here since may. i wish they would come to an agreement. t is in
'm happy they found it. the school is doing their job. >> as far as disciplinary action, it is cool policy for anyone found with a weapon on campus to be automatically suspended for 10 days with the possibility of expulsion for year. in fairfax, autria godfrey. >> investigators are deeper suspects in a brazen explosive crime in after virginia credit union on shelton boulevard. the atm machine is still intact. the blast was powerful enough to set off car alarms at a nearby complex and wake up a lot of people. >> it was a large bankg. >> i thought a gas line had exploded. >> nothing you would expect. >> a witness spotted the suspect from a distance. a surveillance camera saw the suspect as well. >> at least five people have been killed and hundreds injured outside egypt's presidential palace. supporters and opponents of the president's word off since the latest crisis erupted. the two sides have been throwing rocks and firebombs at each other. he gave himself nearly absolute power. he has not backed down, pushing for a constitutional referendum. >> the germangermany oppose the capital is lo
action is here. >> just four days until taxes go up for all americans. tonight what you're telling washington. >>> not again, a giant storm on the move. >>> scare at sea, the cruise ship nightmare unfolding, the captain who warned the passengers ahead of time, but it didn't work. >>> and at last. ♪ at last the american greats me lost this year. ♪ moon river the lasting gifts and the laughs they leave behind. >> everything you do, do it cool. stand back. >>> good evening on this friday night. diane is spending this holiday weekend with her family. we begin with the 11th hour high stakes meeting at the white house late today to avoid the fiscal cliff. but no deal, asanger builds across the country, the clock is ticking. just four days left before taxes go up for all americans and federal programs see major cuts. we've shown you the math here. the average american household would see their tax bill go up nearly $3,500. this evening, president obama telling congress, the american people are watching what we're doing here. he appeared in the briefing room a short time ago. let's go
this as routine. >> he promised to take action. tonight, what will he do first? >>> also, new details tonight about the young man carrying the rifle. >> has always instructed me to keep an eye on him at all times. >>> and parents come out of the shadows, saying they need help with their children, too. >> this is a problem that we've kind of pushed to the margins in society because, frankly, we're afraid to talk about it. >> tonight, as america joins a conversation about gun violence in this country, all of abc news joins the search for solutions. a way forward, together, as "world news" begins. >>> and good evening, on this monday night. as we begin a new week, all across the country, parents and children return to their schools, thinking of those 26 families from sandy hook elementary. last night, the president assured them he will take action, saying they are not alone. and, as we said, this week here at abc news, we will join the search for answers about gun violence in america. but we do begin this evening in a community that is shattered e but holding on, and abc's dan harris, who has be
and extending unemployment benefits before january 1, because. >> the hour for immediate action is here. it is now. we are now at the point where in just four days, every american's tax rates are scheduled to go up by law. every american paycheck will considerably smaller. that would be the wrong thing to do. >> after meeting with the president and treasury secretary, congressional leaders headed back to the capital without a deal. nancy pelosi insists some progress was made. disgorge by reports the would not be a deal todaythe dow closed down. the president did not make any new offers. congress should least extend tax cuts for everyone making $250,000 or less, and extend long-term unemployment benefits. democrats said have enough votes in the house and senate to pass the president also version of a short-term plan, but it is up to republicans in the house to call a vote. >> in the case of the speaker, i don't refuse to hold a vote per one of the key players, chris van halle, ranking democrat and house budget committee says he understands the public frustration -- hollen, ranking democ
hanger. >> the hour for immediate action is here. it's now. >> t-minus three days until everyone's taxes go up. the politicians are in a mad scramble this morning. so, what are the odds of a deal to prevent disaster? >>> the price of fashion. are your skinny jeans a health risk? why doctors are warning of nerve damage, abdominal pain, heart burn, even blood clots. >>> is britney spears about to lose her job as a judge on a talent show? why simon cowell reportedly calls her toxic to the show's success. >>> and good morning, everyone. we've got a lot to get to this last week of 2012. can you believe this year is almost over? and of course, we're going to start the show with weather. take a look at snow falling overnight in illinois. the year ending with a one-two punch of nasty weather for much of the country. ginger zee will tell us how it will affect your travel plans. >> nothing makes ginger happier than a big winter storm. we'll talk to her in just a moment. >>> speaking of travel. this is exactly what you do not want to hear after you've ponied up for a christmas cruise on "the queen
. the officers responded with quick and decisive action and engaged in armed assailants, fired repeatedly. >> this woman who lives across the street from the station describes the early scene. >> i saw them throw somebody into an ambulance. it was very quick. and then taking off very quickly. >> the surgeon was shot multiple times, including at least one time in his chest which was stopped by his body armor. another sergeant was shot once in the abdomen and suffered a grazing gunshot wound to his head. >> the two other wounded officers were graced by bullets and taken to the hospital. it is the latest attack this week. on christmas eve new york, a deadly trap. jones worked for the department of corrections. he was brought in to the police station after being arrested for stocking his ex-girlfriend. abc 7 news, new york. >> will remain on storm watch. tonight we have learneda christmas day blizzard caused widespread damage to power lines. now freezing rain could delay restoration efforts even longer ago we could be getting light stuff here. -- longer. >> we could be getting light stuff you
, for example, has six child psychiatrists for its half million population. today, a call for action. a summit on childhood mental health by the american academy of adolescent and child psychiatry. >> yeah, there's a lot we do know. we just don't comprehensively apply what we do know. >> reporter: that's because of hon money? >> yes, i believe so. >> reporter: john donovan, abc news, washington. >> money again the issue. so as we go through the next couple of days, all this talk about taxes and budget cuts, you would hope they say let's not cut from whatever pot of money goes towards mental health services. we'll see how it plays out in d.c. >> that's going to bring us so our facebook question of the day. we've been asking your advice as they discuss the gun control laws. >> jennifer says, it's not about gun control. it's about getting a country to embrace valuable character traits and practice them. >> paul is straightforward in saying, deterrence is the answer. >> and calling it a complex issue, lisa says congress needs to be the public servants they purport to be by banning assault weapons
announced they want no part of the sale of high powered guns. and the president today, with the action he is going to take. we heard from the first time from the powerful national rifle association says they want to make sure a tragedy like this never happens again. chris cuomo with more on this. chris? >> diane, people are moved. the question, which actions will follow? and the answers are starting to take shape. with each body buried, calls for change grow. just today, the white house voicing support for renewal of the assault weapon ban and that they would take back. >> investment managers announcing the sail of the biggest maker of the assault rifles. what prompted the move, the union said that it was investigating its deal with cerbus. >> people are passionate about this issue. >> reporter: people see it as a step, making assault rifles taboo. >> at the end of the day, it's not the dollar that counts. but the sense. the sense of what they are going with their money. the sense of the weapons we are selling to the general bub lick. >> reporter: but in the wake of the shoots, sales of a
. she things after what happened in connecticut, government has to take action. more regulation and fewer guns. it is a tragedy and a lot of a heartbroken families right now. they need to try to fix it. jeff goldberg, abc 7 news. the number of, sides and county hasge's dropped significantly over the past year -- the number of in prince george's county has dropped significantly over the past year 35%. they're hoping to tap your dangerous criminals to capture potentially earlier. criminals a group of people living in haspart of the district been getting hit with a lot of parking tickets. we will tell you why they believe they are not the only ones at fault. also, the opening of this w ramp is making it easier for e to get around. it is clear and quiet for the overnight hours. there is a potential for a few after years of waiting, new shortcut to get out of the district is open. come our cameras right there just before the open to traffic. this is between the he weighs on either side of the anacostia river. upset aboutquite that have piled n their car. they called 7 on your side. t
double any other movie. the tom cruise action thriller, "jack reemp" was second. and the come by, "this is 40" opened in third. >>> when we come back, stunning words from mitt romney's son about whether his dad ever really wanted to be president. >>> also, throwing it all way. a misplaced pass leads to playoff hopes dashed. stay with us. like a lot of things, trying to find a better job can be frustrating. so at university of phoenix we're working with a growing list of almost two thousand corporate partners - companies like microsoft, american red cross and adobe - to create options for you. not only that, we're using what we learn from these partners to shape our curriculum, so that when you find the job you want you'll be a perfect fit. let's get to work. daisy is 100% pure with nothing else added. meals are simply better with a dollop of daisy. ♪ ♪ do a dollop, do, do a dollop of daisy ♪ >>> some pretty heavy snow is making it a great holiday week for skiers around lake tahoe. drivers, not so much. some resorts got up to three feet over the weekend with another foot or two exp
of representatives left for a long weekend on wednesday. while there mayay be some behind-the-scenes action in terms of the talk k no one from the houses home. they announced 11,000 layoffs from citi. the markets liked the move. the stock rallied on the expense cuts. netflix andd disney announcea licensing agreement thatat will give netflix the right to show disney movies shortly after the they leave the theaters. so much to talk about, the fiscal cliff, jobs numbers, the state of the economy who better to talk about it than robert reich and current economics professor at the berkeley. let's talk about the numbers. on friday the surprisingly strong jobs numbers, 146,000 new jobs created. the unemployment rate 7.7%. we were expecting impact from superstorm sandy and earlier thanksgiving. what do these numbers say about the economy? >> apparently we are still struggling. they are not hugely wonderful numbers. i don't think that anyone should breathe a sigh of relief but we are undoubtedly moving in the right direction. early thanksgiving may have cancelled out negative effects of sandy. the bureau of
on blame than action. >>> also, he's being called one of the great military giants of our time. this morning, general norman schwarzkopf is being remembered as a soldier and a patriot. >>> and a woman shoves a man in front of an oncoming train and then runs away. it's the second deadly subway shoving this month. and this morning, we're getting our first look at the woman police say did it. >>> and it was a gift meant for a stranger. but it built a community. the unexpected outcome of one man's message in a bottle. >>> good morning. i'm muhammad lila, in for rob nelson. >> i'm brandi hitt. paula faris is on assignment today. we begin this morning with a new effort to avoid the fiscal cliff. it's an 11th-hour attempt to reach a deal. but lawmakers are not optimistic. >> wendy gillette is here with the latest. good morning, wendy. >> reporter: good morning, president obama will meet be lawmakers this afternoon. time is running out with no deal in sight. president obama will meet with congressional leaders later today at the white house. but it may be too late for a deal. there's j
want congress and the white house to take action to prevent the next tragedy. >> my son was killed in the massacre in, and high school. >> the story is the same. >> she was my girlfriend. >> standing together, 23 families forever changed by mass shooting. >> you never want somebody to know what it is like. >> the shooting in connecticut opening new wound for many. her son was killed in the or aurora colorado, movie theater. >> unfortunately you and i both know it probably will happen again. >> some of these family members are members of the nra. some own guns. each putting a face to a tragedy, along with a plea for help. >> parents brothers, sisters families, need to step out of their living room and make a difference. >> for the parent whose son barely escaped friday connecticut shooting. >> she pulled him into her own classroom and barricaded the door. >> a victim turned activist, shot four times in a classroom where 11 of his classmates died. >> it is absolute hell. is the craziest thing you could ever imagine. >> with the timing of the holidays, we are learning it will likely b
. appropriateness of plenary action will be taken after the serious event -disciplinary- action.:" anyone found with a weapon on campus and will be suspended 10 days and there's a possibility of being expelled. >> new this morning, one person taken to the hospital with minor injuries after an overnight fire at a luxury condominium complex in alexandria. the fire broke out around 12:00. inside the unit on south washington street just south of old town. one apartment has severe damage. residents were briefly evacuated. no word on the cause. >> investigators looking for whomever tried to carry out a brazen crime in fredericksburg. someone tried to blowups and atm of virginia credit union on shelton boulevard. the blast was loud enough to set off car alarms and wake up people in a nearby apartment complex. >> i heard a loud bang and could not fall back asleep. >> i thought a gas line exploded or something. >> it's not something you would expect around here. >> a witness did by a suspect from a distance and a surveillance camera also saw the suspect. >> the man arrested in the deck of a new york cit
think it's fantastic parenting by the way. >>> a huge weekend in nfl action. the bitter end for some teams. >> yeah. >> bears. and the beginning of playoff hopes for others, who's out, who's in, who shouldn't be. fantastic details. >> bears and giants are both out. >> can y believe that? >> i can't. >> we're not the only ones work thing overnight. talks are going on in washington trying to avoid the fiscal cliff. >> but we're getting something done. the average american family would see a tax increase of more than $3,400. preeti arla is joining us with more. >> reporter: top leaders seemed optimistic early on, but that seemed to shift, replaced by pessimism and still no deal with time running out. the clock is ticking, negotiations are ongoing. but at this point, democrats and republicans remain at odds. >> regardless of partisan differences, our top priority has to be to make sure that taxes on middle class families do not go up, that would hurt our economy badly. we can get that done. >> reporter: president obama called for immediate action, but there was no vote in the senate. >>
that anybody has played at that level. he has a unique skill set. his ability to throw drop back play action, it puts the pressure on the defense, and he will just get better and better. he is just scratching the surface. >> maryland hosted a struggling delaware state squad it tonight. the terps cruising, 10 victories in a row only three victories by single digits. they are pretty good, right? maryland breaking the press easily, and wells finishes with the one-handed jam. the terps led 40-22 1/2. they keep pouring it on. second half, maryland cruising. that acrobatic layup, a dramatic finish. the terps improve 11-one, 79-50 win. virginia tech, not so lucky against byu. six-eight from the three-point line, 29 points in the first half career high 42 on the day tech loses. george mason at south florida. that second half, the baseline jumper. usf with the 12-point lead, mason-dixon close, but they still lose. a.u. played sixth ranked kansas today, losing 89-57. hard to talk basketball when everybody wants to talk about the redskins. >> i think some fans are coming down. >> the tickets are still
. the council member called on chief cathy lanier to take action. >> she needs to start a vigorous training program so they can get in shape. for these guys will all to run you owe. >> tea party-backedshe said, "to disparage that officer to put his life on the line is offensive." >> but they might not able to save us if something is happening. >> some agree that effectiveness rests more with the individual's dedication and drive to ban their diet. >> i think it depends on how good a police officer you are. >> that will have people talking today. >> i'm sure. >> it's 49 degrees. >> next, which famous director is making former president bill clinton his next subject. >> and actor hugh jackman stopped by on "katie" to discuss his role in les miserables and captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> good morning, washington. i am meteorologist jacqui jeras. for clocked 53 is the time -- 4:54. it's tuesday morning. clouds moving off to the east. no wet weather expected, but we have fog. we are not below advisory levels. doing fine across much of the metro area. in marti
. as it moves across the mountains, it fizzles out for the most part. a little action in martinsburg and frederick county. 61 degrees. there's a strong west wind at 16 miles an hour, so it feels a little cooler. we are seeing fifties across the region for the most part. 57 in manassas and frederick typified in gaithersburg at this hour. high temperatures this afternoon in the '50s through the mid- atlantic. cooler air behind the cold front. he will not feel a huge difference in temperature is between today and tomorrow despite the clearing and despite a cooler breeze coming in from the west. we are tracking a strong storm in the southwest that will be moving into the plains states tomorrow and could bring blizzard conditions to colorado to kansas and nebraska and iowa and wisconsin. rain and not snow for us. partly sunny isolated showers possible to the north and west. otherwise breezy today. 58-62 degrees. tonight, mostly clear, 28-35. wednesday looks really good with sunshine and 54 degrees. the cold front approaches on thursday bringing the chance of showers thursday afternoon. it
lanza's actions, america, of course, and so many folks trying to figure out exactly why friday happened. >>> and now the debate on violent video games. do they play a role in violent behavior? we'll examine that issue, next. >>> while there is no evidence yet that suggests adam lanza played violent video games, his deadly shooting rampage started another debate about the impact violent movies and video games might have on young people. >> but are these just like the complaints of previous generations about tv or music? abc's neil karlinsky takes a look at both sides of the debate. >> reporter: across the country this week, america's love affair with violence is under the microscope. two of hollywood's hottest new releases, both shoot them ups, "jack reacher" and "djingo on chains." they canceled premieres out of respect. then came a nighttime tv ad for the video game "hitman" which led david axelrod to tweet, shouldn't we quit marketing murder as a game? but america's kids went on their daily shooting spree. this is one of the most profitable and violent games, "call of duty." because t
allegations about the jewelry theft and about legal action against him. >> if it is negative but true, that is fair. when it is negative and untrue, that is not fair. >> she definitely told the truth. >> it might be true, it might e. >> i do not put too much weight on one bad review it over all the reviews are good. >> here is a look at some of the stories that will be making headlines this week -- lawyers for jerry sandusky will be in a pennsylvania court tomorrow. the legal team is expected to last for a new trial. sandusky was sentenced to months ago to decades behind bars. >> also in court this week -- a man accused of pushing another man inside a new york seri -- york city subway. he was charged with second- degree murder. >> the white house announced it is seeking approval of more than $60 billion in aid to rebuild after superstar and sandy. some of the big stars in music will do their part to raise money for victims. bruce springsteen billy joel, and many more will perform at madison square garden. the concert will be broadcast on tv and online. you can check out our website, w
. the tragedy shooting of 20 children and six adults has triggered action to promote gun control. today, gun owners cashed in their weapons. >> even if you get one of the street it is one less that has the potential to get into the wrong hands. >> rifles went for $75 handguns fetched up to delrs 200. the national debate over gun reform reunited again from the proposal of national rifle asetion from wayne lapierre to station armed guards at every school. >> the only thing that stops a bad guy with the gun is a good guy with a gun. >> several school districts have armed offers in the schools but new jersey republican governor doesn't think that is a good idea. >> if off armed guard at the front door what if the guy goes around to the side depoors. >> gun sales are continuing to rise in the aftermath of the school shooting. this gun store already sold out of its long guns. customers have been snatching up weapons at a rapid pace. they want to buy their guns now in case there are new laws passed. >> trying to avoid the fiscal cliff. one you might see a be
, that was average. you can see a little bit of action here on the radar screen, i am blue, -- in a blue, green and yellow. we will get the worst out of the system the next couple of days. there is a warming saturday. then we will briefly cool again on sunday, just to spite again in temperatures on monday. -- just to spike again in temperatures on monday. we did a little bit of list in our atmosphere. that is what happens at the beginning of the warming trends. that could trigger an isolated sprinkle or two. our futurecast does pick up on this. montgomery county, frederick county, closer to the mason- dixon line. here is your forecast. 45 is the high temperature. quickly sliding down 330's. -- sliding down to be 30's. i think we will be in the 30's, just above freezing. warmer than yesterday's. we may have of you out morning sprinkles northwest of washington. otherwise, a dry day near 50. that is average. noticed the bumpy day temperature-wise. we will get shot down into the 40's. >> why can that not be on sunday? >> timing is not on -- timing is never perfect. >> you are too kind. >> here is
, invoke military action to solve the situation, rebels getting close to damascus, a precarious situation, any use of chemical weapons would spawn deeper u.s. intervention. so something militarily families may want to keep an eye on as that develops. >> 100 people dying a day since the weekend. >>> in damascus. >>> major developments in the case of the missing leukemia patient. >> last seen on a hospital security video more than a week ago. now her father claims she is in mexico. abc's brandi hitt joins us from los angeles with the latest twist on this strange story. brandi. >> reporter: good morning, rob, paula. at first emily's father denied knowing where his daughter was. now he says his family had good reason to move her from the hospital early. after a week-long search for 11-year-old emily, last seen here at phoenix children's hospital, emily's father has come forward to announce she is safe in mexico. >> hi, daddy. >> hi. >> how are you? >> good. >> reporter: in this interview on nbc's "today" show, luis claims his wife took emily while she was receiving cancer treatment because sh
coach -- sean mccoy will be back in action. tomorrow'sill take very seriously. >> there is a lot of pride at both us and for them. he would like nothing better than to spoil our chances of advancing. we have got to take care of business. the wizards are downright .ainful to watch right now the head coach is at his wits end. he has been trying to get thrown out for a while. that is bad. he has had enough. the wizards hosting the pistons. they trailed at. third quarter, the wizards rallied. they tried. they were down only 6. this wild sequence sequence happened. i do not know what is going on. the ball is loose. a player falls onto the floor. he was able to finish on the other end. this and a lockout. they lost 96-87. number 15, georgetown, has a star in the big east play. the eagles were smelling and upset. stephen get the past right there. . score n scores. they hoyas get the rhythm going. that is a beauty. net. second half. that is a look and also a basket. hoyras win 65-48. -48.s win 65 tied at 64. it is a team to win. he gets the three at the buzzer. .ason wins 67-64. uva less
. with so much at stake, senator john mccain said it may be time to take action. >> it may mean that the united states and our allies are facing the prospect of an imminent use of weapons of mass destruction in syria -- this may be the last warning we may get. time for talking about what me made -- what we may do may be coming to a closed. >> angelina jolie traveled to a refugee camp on thursday. she is a special envoy. it was her second official mission to the region in three months. >> president obama is at warning egypt's president that the recent violence there is unacceptable. the admonishment came after protests storming the presidential palace. muhammed marcy tried to calm the protests with a national address. the recent outbreaks of violence have left at least six dead and at least 700 people injured. >> a man killed in a veterans day parade accident will be buried today. he was among four veterans -- four bennet -- four veterans killed during the parade. he was 37 years old. he leaves behind a wife and children. >> hurricane sandy already being blamed for tens of billio
today because robert griffin was back in action today. britt is here with more on the details. >> it is the redskins' defense is the weaker part of the team. the playoffs dream is still alive and it is a feet they have not accomplished since 1999. rg3 through 198 yards and two t.d., not bad coming off the knee injury. he throw it to morgan who finds his way into the end zone. late in the third, still up, griffin gets up further. look at that bomb. perfect placement moss gets both feet in 27-13 skins. but the eagle fight back with eight seconds to go. hold your breath. don't hold it too much. that was a call on foles which means the clock was -- went back 10 seconds. skins win 27-20. >> i think everybody knows we can win any game we have to. whether it is a high-scoring game or a low-scoring game. it feels good to be in this position. we controlled our own destiny and we continue to do so until next week. >> we will see more about their destiny in sports that is coming up. >> cowboys lost. >> the clock is ticking down when it comes to working on
in the atmosphere to trigger that action and cooler temperatures will follow. if you did not like the start this morning we do have some sunshine in the 7 day forecast. 58 degrees. when you're to mature and to point a very close together, it that is when the -- temperatures and the dew. are close together that is when the fog happens. before in manassas. it is likely you could reach or be today's record high of 67 degrees. our record low this morning was 48. that is where our average is. this afternoon we do expect to see the highs in the mid and upper 60's. look at the warm air. boston up to 60 degrees. here is cold air on the backside. only 11 in minneapolis with a record snow yesterday of 10.5 inches. we do have plenty of cloudiness. are cold front should be moving in -- our cold front should be moving in. do not rush were you need to go. i think the roadways will be white. showers are continuing through tonight and cloudiness through tomorrow. here is your forecast. mostly cloudy skies. even some thunderstorms late today. for tonight, a few showers will be cloudy. check out your 7 day f
was quickly confiscated. there was never any imminent danger. >> as far as disciplinary action goes, it is school policy for anyone found with a weapon on campus to be automatically suspended for 10 days with the possibility of being expelled for one year. >> an arlington man is outraged after he and several others were the victims of thieves who stole the wheels off of their cars. jay korff is now live with a warning for residents. >> these crimes are not happening along dark city streets. two of these cases happened right across the street from where i am standing -- pentagon row. >> i have never seen anything like this in this neighborhood. >> the wheels on the spot magnum look out place. the original tires and rims were stolen just a few days ago about 27 street in arlington. >> as i walked out, i could tell the car was up on cinderblocks. >> a sharp reminder to residents unaccustomed to such a crime. >> i am merely surprised this happened here. >> police say this case is one of six they are investigating in the last several weeks. pictures of victims' cars are being posted on t
, but the government for not taking action on stricter gun- control laws. >> the president has a chance to be a gain changer here and so does conference -- congress. >> jay carney addressed what he called a complex problem. >> we as a nation have not done enough to fulfill our number one obligation which is to protect our children. >> but pro-gun laws are not the answer according to the libertarian cato institute. >> i think we could do a better job of identifying treating, helping, preventing people with mental issues from acquiring firearms. >> joe mentioned conceded that it might be time for a change. -- joe manchin. >> i do not know people need an assault rifle. i do not know people who need 30-round clips. >> many washington insiders to believe that congress will do something. it is too much of the hot-button issue not to. but the question remains what and when. gordon? >> thanks. apparently some people on wall street are betting some form of gun control will hurt gun manufacturers, despite rising sales in recent months. shares tumbled for a second straight day, the only two publicly-traded gun
violence. president obama promised action on sunday at that interfaith vigil for the victims of the newtown shootings. at least one pro-gun rights advocate in the senate said everything should be on the able. abc's pierre thomas has the latest on the call to action. good morning, pierre. >> reporter: good morning, elizabeth. many americans are demanding that something be done to stop nightmares like what we saw in newtown. what that something should be is where the fight begins. at nra headquarters in virginia monday, an angry crowd. >> shame, shame. >> reporter: hordes of activists protesting the gun lobby. and the debate ignited again. but those in the nra questioned whether the assault rifle used in the newtown massacre was really the issue. john fund called in yesterday. >> the laws don't work. these mass killings are because of psychotic or mentally ill individuals. >> reporter: but some political leaders are fed up with the nation's gun violence. 34 americans are killed every day by firearms. >> this is ridiculous. this is an outrage. we are killing each other. and we're the only indu
. it is scary. it can happen to anyone. thet is the fear and actions of those on the and the controversial .hotographer >> the photographer stood, watched, and snapped it nearly pictures. it is common sense. jesus christ, it is a life. put the camera down. l momentsctim's fina were on the cover of the new york post. he should have reached for him instead of taking a picture. that would have been an effort to pull him from the train. he claims he was trying to get the conductor's attention .ith a flashbulb instead, he is the center of the controversy. the suspect was charged with second-degree murder. there were also more than a who were on that .latform as far as we can tell, no one .ry to help the victim's. are released a wouldent saying that it have been great if summit helped her dad. thedad was always -- daughter released a statement saying that it would have been great if someone had helped her dad. metro is planning to send more trains over the yellow line so to accommodate the silver line. the westside of d.c. will will be worse off because of this. to take effectd next year when th
live, brianne>> by the way, d.c.'s regarding angels are jumping into action. a will be on metro's green line trains. the vigilante group says they will not allow banks to turn the metro line into a mugging place. >> ohlman was shot in the arm and stomach on a thursday night. she was taken to hospital where she died. police have not released for name but they do say that she was 63 years old. a man is now in custody. the circumstances that led to the shooting are still unclear. >> a man accused of murdering a jewelry store owner is one -- will be in court today. police say he shot and killed tommy wong. >> a neighborhood prone to flooding is getting something to be happy about this morning. upland in the neighborhood has flooded several times in recent months. john gonzales joins us now with a live report. >> this new plan would cost about $145 million, much more expensive than the original planned, but that planned would call for 13 years. this plan could be completed by 2014, some relief and hope for residents living in this battered local neighborhood, drowning because of a series of
of confidence. why don't we go ahead and act now. >> sounds like both senators want some action there. finally on the president's national security team, and i want to start with you, senator isakson, because you are on the senate foreign relations committee. senator kerry, the president's pick for secretary of state. but several of your colleagues have raised questions about the possibility of chuck hagel, your former colleague from nebraska, being secretary of defense. john cornyn said he would oppose that nomination because of his views on israel and other issues. would you have any problem with that nomination of senator hagel or for that matter senator kerry? >> well, i have no problem at all with john kerry. i've served with him for four years on the senate foreign relations committee. he's done outstanding work particularly in the middle east, has been a great envoy and diplomat to the united states and i think he would do great as secretary of state. as far as mr. hagel is concerned, i served with him on the senate, but he hasn't been nominated yet and i'll reserve any judgment until a
. >> the hour for immediate action is here. it is now. >> you've heard that before. but today on the brink of the fiscal cliff, a glimmer of -- well, something. >> i'm optimistic we may still be able to reach an agreement that can pass both houses in time. >> but don't hold your breath. there is deep skepticism in washington that the leadership of our country will get its act together on time. so let's say we all go over the cliff. what does it mean for you? how big a deal is this for ordinary taxpayers? >> well, it's a big deal in that it would be kind of a sudden shock if you had a lighter take-home pay starting at the begin of 2013. >> first, payroll taxes. the taxes that fund social security, they'll go up on everyone. from 4.2% to 6.2% as the recession-related payroll tax holiday expires. then, income taxes will go up across the board, every tax bracket. we're talking g about real mone for every household. for instance, a single parent with two kids making $37,000 a year, she'll get walloped with a $2800 plus tax increase. a married couple with a kid in college making about $137,000,
of the senate. house republican leaders say they will take action on whatever bill can pass the chamber. if there is a breakthrough, the legislation will not pass until the 11th hour or because house members to not return here until sunday night. abc news washington. >> new word on a potential dockworkers' strike that could cripple the nation's economy. the mediator now says contract with the longshoremen on the east and gulf coast have been extended for 30 days. thousands of workers at the port of baltimore and 14 other ports from boston to houston were ready to go on strike sunday. those ports move about 40% of the nation's container cargo traffic. we enjoyed sunshine across the region, but the big story is tomorrow's potential snow. steve rudin is here to talk about that. >> we are watching the maps right now. right now it appears we will see a little bit of snow here in the d.c. area, but not a ton. take a look at the travel forecast. no problems for indianapolis, detroit, new york city and boston. you will find absolutely beautiful conditions as you head to the center of the countr
and drink for you to catch the action. >> at this bar in columbia heights, even the shots are burgundy. the redskins shooter is the latest addition to the cocktail list for the appetite of fans salivating for a win. >> a big rivalry. they work so hard on the comeback. >> the sat -- sunday night matchup is conjuring up big business for local bars. he says he expects double his usual sunday night hall and stocking the bar and staff. >> redskin games are going to be front to back sold out. >> that sentiment has swept the nation. and espn poll shows 73% of football fans are reading for a redskins win. broken down by state the lone star state is the lone state court in a cowboys victory. >> i cannot believe it -- i see other people talking about it, how excited they are. this is a huge. >> usually for a game like this people will be planning a tailgate, but because of potential bad weather and the late start time people are figuring out ways to take the party inside. >> this will be almost as big as the super bowl. >> this manager says he has been swamped with calls for party planners. >> p
, they're deciding well, perhaps i should take action now. >> reporter: despite the cash registers ringing, it's not an easy time to be in the gun business. walmart, the nation's largest seller of guns and ammunition, has pulled their version of the bushmaster semiautomatic rifle similar to the one used in the shooting off its website. outdoor retailer cabella's has decided not to carry the gun used in the shooting in its one store in connecticut. while dick's sporting goods is taking it a step further. company temporarily suspending a whole category of modern sporting rifles at its more than 500 stores in 44 states nationwide. many public companies are torn between showing sensitivity towards what happened in newtown and trying to make a profit. what do you feel like the responsibility is for the companies, their fiduciary responsibility versus being sensitive? >> the sandy hook tragedy profoundly affected a large number of americans, so i think they're going to tread lightly and do their best to challenge both of those obligations. their obligation to be respectful to the victims
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carter abc 7 news. >> we want you to get in on the action. if you are celebrating a big victory, as a video. we want to hear and see you singing ""hail to the redskins." so e-mail a short video clip and we will play it later this week. coming up, we will check out some of the championship merchandise that is also not for sale -- now for sale. saturday's early games include the cincinnati bengals against the houston texans. and the late game is a rematch between the vikings and the packers. this one is green bay. the the ravens will play the indianapolis colts at 1:00 on sunday. and the redskins are hosting seattle at 4:30. we started out with a beautiful sunrise this morning, but the clouds are slowly creeping into the metro region. let's check in with jacqui jeras for the forecast. >> if you missed the sunrise, we caught it on our time lapse and will show it to you shortly. right now, the clouds have arrived. it still seems kind of bright, 38 degrees being the temperature in washington, d.c. our satellite picture shows the clouds will continue moving in. we could see a few spri
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and driving. crapo issued a statement that read in part, he's sorry for his actions and has apologized to his family. he is due in court the first week of january. >> president obama and first lady were attending services for senator inouye. >> the body of job price was found in afghanistan yesterday. investigators say it appears he took his own life. he was a member of seal team four. the team train local police to fight the taliban in remote parts of the country. new information in a deadly shooting in northeast washington in weekend. according to d.c. police the second victim died early yesterday morning on bladensburg road. police are offering a reward of up to $25,000. >> we get to the latest over guns in america. wayne lapierre the vice president of the n.r.a. isn't backing down from the idea to arm guards at our nation's school. he talked with moderator david gregory from "meet the press." >> i don't understand that when that horrible monster tried to shoot his way into sandy hook school that if a good guy with a gun had been there he migh
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. >> there are new concerns about the drastic action syria's president might take. it is friday, december 7th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> good friday morning, everybody. made it through another one. thank you, lord. i'm rob nelson. >> we're crawling. i'm paula faris. we'll bring you up to date on the violence and tensions in syria in our top story on this friday. >>> and to capitol hill where negotiations on avoiding the fiscal cliff took a new turn. the sticking point up for debate by the president and as well as congressional republicans. >>> also this morning, a "world news now" special report. why some people who have already been born, get this, may live to the ripe old age of 150. that's right. 1-5-0. the secrets of staying young revealed. >> would you want to live to 150 is the question? >> always a great question, how old do people want to be? the answer, to live as old as you have a good quality of life physically andmentally. if you are 150 and out of it. what is the point? >> feed you some apple sauce. >> thank you, thank you. can you wipe me now. no
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. but they understand their actions may not be enough to appease the american people. >> the american people have a right to be very upset with this congress. >> the treasury department would have trouble paying its bills. many economists worry the financial troubles would plunge the u.s. back into recession. just one possible effect of the fiscal cliff milk prices goodbye to about $2 or $3 a gallon because farm programs will expire at the end of the year. >> tributes are pouring in for the general who led the international coalition that drove sadaam hussein's forces out of kuwait in 1991. norman schwarzkopf died yesterday in tampa, from complications from pneumonia. he was 78. he had an extensive and celebrated military career. he kept a low profile during his retirement, supporting charities and resisting offer to run for public office. former president george h. w. bush remains in intensive care at a hospital in houston. his spokeswoman says he's getting excellent medical treatment. she says he would advise people to "with the harps back in the closet." he was admitted to the hospital novemb
message. friday's massacre prompts calls for swift action on gun control. but sales of guns are surging. >>> the wind, the snow, sure signs of the season. a snowstorm is moving across the country, right in time for the holidays. we'll show you where it will hit. >>> and sweet success. a little girl takes on a big company, cracking the glass ceiling for future generations. but it's not who you think. it was all for her little brother. >>> and a good tuesday morning, everyone. a ritual returns for thousands of older students in newtown. they're going back to school today. but those who attended sandy hook elementary are still waiting for their new classrooms. >> and this long line of funerals. very sad days. it continues later today. tahman bradley joins us this morning from newtown. good morning, tahman. >> reporter: good morning, rob and paula. it is remarkable to see this community this morning. the signs of remembrance are everywhere. people are paying their respects at memorials and funerals. newtown is performing a grim task. parents are doing what they shouldn't have to. 6-year-old
night imemployering congressional leaders to take action immediately. >> the american people are not going to have any patience fora i politically self-inflicted wound to our economy. >> reporter: with that harry reid and mitch mcconnell launched a latch-dimp effort to craft a bipt plan to that stop the tax hike going into effect on new year's day. they negotiated all day saturday. saturday night there was an offer. by this morning, a clear sense of optimism and warnings that failure would be unthinkable. >> there are no breakthroughs yet, but there's a real possibility of a deal. >> if we are not able to reach an agreement, it will be dire. >> the morning's optimism turned into the afternoon's pessimism. the senate opened for business at 1:00 p.m. with the ominous prayer from the chaplain. >> look with favor on our nation and save us from self-inflicted wounds. >> reporter: soon democratic leader reed acknowledged he had not been able to make a counteroffer to republicans. >> it's just that we're apart on some pretty big issues. >> frustrated with the impasse, republican mcc
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